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The latest addition to this year’s Border Battle lineup turned out to be the runaway winner at last Saturday’s five-team Buffalo Invitational. Chaska-Chanhassen (CC) participated in its first Border Battle, and the No. 2 ranked team in Class AA boys’ swim/dive nearly doubled up second-place Buffalo...
The Section 8-4A basketball playoffs start in early March. But judging by last weekend’s atmosphere at Buffalo High School, one would think it started in mid-January. With back-to-back home games against two section opponents, the Bison and their fans left the gym each night with vastly different...
Down 2-0 heading into the third period, most teams would be satisfied with a 2-2 tie – not the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. Third-period goals by Nicole Swartzer and Raegan Wurm helped prevent a loss in last Thursday’s home game against Moorhead. But, according to Head Coach Dave Carothers, a tie...
A little over a month into the season, a handful of wrestlers have stood out for the Bison wrestling team. Among them is junior John Dahlheimer. Dahlheimer posted two wins in last Thursday’s home triangular against Chaska-Chanhassen and Minnetonka. Buffalo went 1-1 in the two duals, opening with a...
Phyllis Glommen, 93 Phyllis Ludeen Glommen was welcomed into heaven by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, December 27, 2019 in Colorado Spring, Colorado. She was 93. Phyllis was born in Fayette County, Ohio on July 24, 1926 to William and Mary Hanley. She was preceded in death by Anton L...
Crappies and sunfish on Buffalo Lake, Rock Lake, Little Maple Lake, Granite, Pleasant, John & Sylvia. 20 to 40 feet of water on minnows and euro larve. Walleyes - Buffalo Lake, Clearwater, Pleasant & Cokato. 18 to 26 feet of water. Norners - catching themon area lakes. 10-16 feet of water...
This recipe was included in a Wright Hennepin bulletin dated, December, 1987. I make them every Christmas and numerous times during the year.  They are the BEST!!!   1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup oil 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla   Mix well and add:   4 cups plus 2 Tbsp. flour 1 tsp...
In our column this week we are listing a few of our favorite slow cooker recipes. Some days can be very busy and leave you very little time to prepare supper. That’s where the slow cooker comes in. Just put your ingredients in a slow cooker and leave it cook, come back later to a delicious ready...
I hear a witch’s cackle, then the unmistakable shrill of a princess in distress. The low drone of the ill-fated dimwit responds to a wolf’s cunning suggestion. A brow-furrowed girl waves her arms in desperation, loudly presenting her impassioned plea to...a wall? I am not on the set of “One Flew...
On January 8, CNN released a news article entitled, “The evolving US justification for killing Iran’s top general,” (Wolf and Stracqualursi). Midway through the article, the authors write, “Killing a terrorist as a security matter is one thing. Killing another country’s general as part of a policy...

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In our column this week we are listing a few of our favorite slow cooker recipes. Some days can be very busy and leave you very little time to prepare supper. That’s where the slow cooker comes in....
I hear a witch’s cackle, then the unmistakable shrill of a princess in distress. The low drone of the ill-fated dimwit responds to a wolf’s cunning suggestion. A brow-furrowed girl waves her arms in...
On January 8, CNN released a news article entitled, “The evolving US justification for killing Iran’s top general,” (Wolf and Stracqualursi). Midway through the article, the authors write, “Killing...
An official complaint from the Wright County Attorney’s Office showed that, in the early hours of December 29, 2019, the body of Justin Edwin Warnke, 34, of Buffalo, was discovered in Meeker County...
With the increasing population and expanding growth, the Buffalo City Council on Monday, January 6, hired John Harnois as the full-time fire chief. Harnois had been serving as part-time, on-call...
The highly-controversial First Avenue Lofts, a 60-unit housing unit, is well underway with construction. The apartment building will be located on the corner of First Avenue NW and 3rd Street NW,...
At the beginning of every year, the first thing the members of the Board of Wright County Commissioners do is change chairs. The county board met on Tuesday, Jan. 7, and the initial item on the...
Many times, Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Jans has shared his story with Wright County Journal-Press and The Drummer readers. His is a story of duty, selflessness, and service; having dedicated...
The year 2020 started exactly how 2019 began for the Buffalo girls’ hockey team. A 4-1 New Year’s Day victory over Bloomington Jefferson at TRIA Rink in St. Paul gave the Bison back-to-back...
Some of the best wrestlers in all three classes highlighted last Saturday’s Buffalo Invitational. Unranked, Zumbrota-Mazeppa of Class A was this year’s team champion with 186 total points. Placing...

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